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$1.3 Billion Tax Claim: Nigeria’s Attorney General Withdraws Demand

Nigeria’s Attorney General of the Federation (AGF) and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami, has withdrawn a demand of N242 billion and $1.3 billion tax claim against leading Information and Communications Technology (ICT) company, MTN Nigeria Plc. In a letter dated January 8, 2020 and sent to counsel to MTN formally withdrawing the demand, the AGF confirmed that after careful review …

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Calling Start-up African Entrepreneurs: Apply for the 2020 Tony Elumelu Foundation Entrepreneurship Programme

  Sixth Year of Programme and Tenth Anniversary of Foundation see Significant Enhancements to the TEF Entrepreneurship Programme ·         Creating a Personalised Entrepreneurship Journey for Applicants and Greatly Increased Access to Programme and Knowledge Base ·         Applications made through TEFConnect, Africa’s largest digital entrepreneurship network The Tony Elumelu Foundation (TEF) has opened its application portal (www.tefconnect.com) for applications from African …

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UBA – Africa’s Global Bank – Announces Appointments to Group Board and Africa Operations – Underlining Importance of African and Global Business Lines

·       Oliver Alawuba appointed CEO, UBA Africa; ·       Abdoul-Aziz Dia, Executive Director, Treasury and International Banking; ·       Chukwuma Nweke, Executive Director, Retail and Payments; ·       Chiugo Ndubisi, Executive Director & Group Chief Operating Officer. United Bank for Africa Plc (UBA) today, announced that Oliver Alawuba has been appointed as CEO of UBA Africa, overseeing the bank’s  20 African country operations, …

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Airtel Launches TV Service, a Video-On-Demand and Live TV App

… New Platform to Redefine TV Viewing Experience in Nigeria … Signs Partnership with Trace Africa, Discover Digital and other top content providers Leading telecommunications services provider, Airtel Nigeria, has today taken another bold step to redefine the television viewing experience for its customers as it announces the unveiling of Airtel TV, a one stop platform for everything entertainment – live TV, music videos, …

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Calling Start-up African Entrepreneurs: Apply for the 2020 Tony Elumelu Foundation Entrepreneurship Programme

Sixth Year of Programme and Tenth Anniversary of Foundation see Significant Enhancements to the TEF Entrepreneurship Programme Creating a Personalised Entrepreneurship Journey for Applicants and Greatly Increased Access to Programme and Knowledge Base Applications made through TEFConnect, Africa’s largest digital entrepreneurship network The Tony Elumelu Foundation (TEF) has opened its application portal (www.tefconnect.com) for applications from African entrepreneurs across all …

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7even Interactive Announces Appointment of CEO

Award Winning Marketing and Creative Advertising Agency, 7even Interactive has announced the appointment of Taiwo Agboola as its Chief Executive Officer. Before his new appointment which takes effect January 1, 2020, Taiwo was the company’s Chief Operating Officer. As CEO, Taiwo will oversee the processes at 7even Interactive and drive the business to achieve and surpass business goals. He will …

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Despite Nigeria Being At Crossroads, MTN Continues To Create Value

On December 3, 2019, the 10th edition of the BusinessDay CEO Forum Nigeria was held at the Lagos Continental Hotel, Victoria Island, with the theme ‘Nigeria at Crossroads: The Private Sector Opportunity’, and featured the who is who in the private and public sector. Speaking on “MTN’s Value Contribution to Nigeria’s Socio-Economic Development”, Mazen Mroue, Chief Operating Officer, MTN Nigeria, …

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NFF President Amaju Pinnick Outlines his Various Plans for Nigerian Football in 2020

Nigeria Football Federation president, Amaju Pinnick, has outlined the plans he has for Nigerian football in the coming year. Pinnick in 2019 became a FIFA Executive member and won a legs battle against corruption allegations to cement his power in Nigerian football, but believes Nigerian football is set to get even bigger in 2020. Pinnick, who can count Nigeria’s third …

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LaPRIGA 2019: Brand Communicator, Reporter, Others Emerged Big Winners

It was double honours for Brand Communicator, Nigeria’s most consistent brand and marketing communications magazine, as it won the prestigious PR Magazine of the year for the third consecutive time at Lagos PR Industry Gala and Awards (LaPRIGA). Also, it’s Senior Reporter, Azeez Disu, a consummate journalist, emerged PR Journalist of the year. Recall, he recently clinched the Brand Journalist …

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